Add a download manager for saved attachments 
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: Adam Gartenberg624 30 Jan 2009
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One of the things I find myself doing many, many, many times a day is saving an attachment from Notes to my hard drive, and then immediately navigating in file manager to that file to launch it locally.  (I know I can edit documents in place, but much more often, when I make edits or changes as a work in progress, I want to do it from the file in it's final location on my HD so I can easily find it later) .  

Ideally, I'd like something like Firefox's download capabilitiy (or the Download Status Bar add-on), so I can with a click open the file locally from the location I saved it to on my hard drive.  (I could envision this either as a sidebar widget, or an additional option.  OK, truth be told what I really want is a "Save and Delete and Open" capability for the attachment in addition to the "Save and Delete" option.

1) Paawan Kothari13 (02 Feb 2009)
This is the single most annoying feature in Notes...i have lost my work so many times b'coz Notes gives no warning that the file is really not saved to the hard drive when you do a ctrl S.
2) Roland Reddekop4539 (25 Feb 2009)
Making a good solid upload and download manager part of the core product, which we can implement in applications would be very useful as well...especially if it's web-enabled too.
3) Keith Collyer635 (04 Oct 2009)
If I understand correctly what Adam is asking for, you do a save and delete and instead of getting just a message saying "attachment deleted by Joe Bloggs..", you get a link to its location on the disk. That would be fantastic. Even better would be a mechanism that would allow you to update the location if necessary - we do sometimes move files!


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